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Adding men has seemingly boosted America’s Next Top Model.

The CW’s ultra-veteran reality series premiered to its largest audience in two years on Friday night.

The two-hour 20th cycle premiere of the series — which added male wannabe model contestants for the first time — had 1.6 million viewers and a 0.6 among adults 18-49. That’s the show’s best debut performance since 2011 and gave The CW its best Friday ratings… Continue reading ‘America’s Next Top Model’ ratings boosted by male contestants

On the heel of 14 record-breaking Emmy nominations, executives over at Netflix sat down to discuss their current business affairs in an über-hip Google Hangout interview that took place live on YouTube.

Executives touched mostly on economics and stock options, but also mentioned Netflix’s incredible success with original programming. The company now has a solid slate of original shows under its belt, including House of CardsArrested Development, and Orange Is the

Big Brother Racist Remarks Seemingly Boost Ratings

Racially insensitive language hurt some cast members’ reputations in the CBS game “Big Brother,” but it may not have been bad for television ratings.

Contestants on this season’s “Big Brother” have been caught on the game’s 24-hour-a-day Internet feed making boorish remarks. Some were shown Sunday on one of the program’s television broadcasts.

In a slow week, Sunday’s show had the biggest audience that “Big Brother” has seen this season… Continue reading Big Brother Racist Remarks Seemingly Boost Ratings

‘Happy Endings’ ratings drop

A happy ending is looking less and less likely for a certain ABC comedy.

Happy Endings ratings dropped through the floor Friday night.

Two back-to-back episodes at 8 p.m. averaged only 2 million viewers and a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating in the hour (with one episode only getting a 0.5). That’s down 25 percent from the comedy’s last original airing a couple weeks ago (coverage of the Boston bomber pursuit… Continue reading ‘Happy Endings’ ratings drop

boston bombing manhunt TV ratings: NBCs coverage of manhunt for Dzhokar Tsarnaev leads the way FridayFast National ratings for Friday, April 19, 2013

Due to live coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect standoff and subsequent arrest during Eastern and Central primetime hours, there are no numbers for individual timeslots or programs on Friday evening.

Via TV Media Insights there are numbers for each individual network. NBC led the way in news coverage, averaging nearly 9 million viewers. ABC was second… Continue reading TV ratings: NBC's coverage of manhunt for Dzhokar Tsarnaev leads the way Friday